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UK Property Market Continues To Be Resilient

May 29th, 2019|Commentary|

UK Property Market Continues To Be Resilient Many fearmongers including the bank of England chief suggested property prices would plummet, the UK property market is defying predictions. With the latest data suggesting that transaction levels are, in fact, holding steady. Latest data released by HMRC; shows residential property transactions in the UK decreased by just [...]

UK House Prices Defy Brexit

May 20th, 2019|Commentary|

UK House Prices Defy Brexit, New Figures from Halifax House Price Index The latest figures from Halifax make for positive reading, UK House Prices Defy Brexit; +5.0% Annual change +4.2% Quarterly change +1.1% Monthly change £236,619 Average price On a monthly basis, house prices rose by 1.1%, versus a fall of 1.3% March. House prices in [...]

Brexit Latest & Property Prices

December 10th, 2018|Commentary, UK House Prices, UK Property Market Update, UK Property News|

Brexit Latest & UK Property Prices Updated 17th April 2019 Confidence in the UK as a place for investment is returning. The United Kingdom has been awarded the top spot in a survey which ranks how attractive countries are as investment destinations over the coming year. Despite “continued uncertainty stemming from its intention to leave the [...]

What Is The Best Location For UK Property Investment?

November 18th, 2018|Commentary, UK Property Market Update|

What Is The Best Location For UK Property Investment? What Is The Best Location For UK Property Investment? Well, the UK has long had a  "north-south divide".  In the past, the London property market has been the destination for many property investors. The north has been regarded as the industrial area of England, with the [...]

Birmingham an Emerging Property Hotspot

November 4th, 2018|Commentary|

Birmingham an Emerging Property Hotspot Birmingham an Emerging Property Hotspot. Not only the UK’s largest city outside London but also one of the country’s biggest financial centres. The relocation of firms; Deutsche Bank and HSBC will increase the number of affluent professionals making their home here. The diverse economy benefits from exceptional connections to local, [...]

Overseas Investors Driving Up UK Property Prices

May 23rd, 2018|Commentary, Dubai Property Market Update>Foreign Investors, UK House Prices|

Overseas Investors Driving Up UK Property Prices A new study suggests that Overseas Investors Driving Up UK Property Prices; as property prices in the UK have increased far more than typical inflation. The UK has always been an attractive place to invest for foreign buyers; a secure legal system, no barriers to entry and a [...]

1 in 3 Millennials Will Rent Forever

May 23rd, 2018|Commentary|

1 in 3 Millennials Will Rent Forever Up to 1 in 3 Millennials will rent forever, those born between 1980 and 1996, will never own their own home says new research from the Resolution Foundation. Escalating house price growth, rising cost of living and deposits. Contrasted with a backdrop of relatively stagnant wage inflation is creating [...]

House Prices Will Continue to Outpace Wage Growth

May 20th, 2018|Commentary|

House Prices Will Continue to Outpace Wage growth. The UK housing market is still expected to grow by around 3.5% per year over the next five years. Therefore, house prices will continue to outpace wage growth, despite signs that the market has become more subdued recently. In an "ominous signal" for aspiring first-time buyers, surveyors [...]

House Prices to Soar over the next 4 years

April 4th, 2018|Commentary, UK House Prices|

House Prices to Soar over the next 4 years. In spite of "Brexit", House Prices to Soar over the next 4 years despite Brexit; according to the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr). As the UK economy goes from strength to strength over the next few years house prices are expected to grow by [...]

UK House prices continue to rise in 2018

April 3rd, 2018|Commentary, Uncategorised|

UK House prices continue to rise in 2018 UK house prices continue To rise in 2018, still continuing an upward trend over the year; despite lack of enquiries and sales volumes falling. Simon Rubinsohn, RICS chief economist, says: “Lack of inventory on agents’ books continues to provide a major challenge with the number of valuations [...]